Volpone

Volpone

Volpone Act 3, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
In Volpone’s house, Mosca ushers Bonario to a hiding space to witness Corbaccio disinheriting Bonario. Alone, Bonario says he still doesn’t believe that his father is going to disinherit him, and he hides.
Mosca is like a director, placing Bonario as a set piece, while also turning the disinheriting into a theatrical scene to be witnessed. It seems like he is doing this simply to create chaos.
Themes
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